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classification of mental disorders

Classification of Mental Disorders

Mental illness is a vast umbrella that encompasses different conditions and the most common ones are anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, OCD, and psychotic disorders. People suffering from mental illnesses cannot be vaguely said as “insane” as the intensity and severity varies with each and can be surely curable with proper counseling session, medicines […]

anti social personality disorder

Causes and Symptoms of Anti Social Personality Disorder

Considered as a medical condition, anti social personality disorder is a situation when the person’s way of thinking and responding to situations dramatically changes or becomes dysfunctional. People suffering from this disorder don’t pay much heed to the right and wrong things in life. They are mostly immune to the feeling and emotions of the […]

Stress Increases the Chance of Mental Illness

Stress Increases the Chance of Mental Illness

Studies have shown chronic stress can raise the chance to develop mental illnesses and mood disorders. A new study conducted by the scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, now reveals how is this possible. Delicate balance between gray and white The brain contains two types of cells, to put it simply. There is “gray […]

elderly and depression

The Elderly and Depression: An Introduction

While we all love the older members of our family, we do not always recognise when they become depressed. This is because we often put their depression down to the effects of old age, medication or illness. However, understanding depression in the elderly is of the utmost importance due to the serious effects depression can […]

ADHD Diet Plan for Children

ADHD Diet Plan for Children

While it can be a real test of one’s patience to deal with a child who suffers from an attention deficit issue, you can do a lot as a parent. By providing your child with the right kind of guidance, you can actually help him to overcome his challenges, thereby bringing more happiness in the […]

Better Mental Health Today

Better Mental Health Today

So many of us take the time to look after our physical health nowadays, whether it’s regular trips to the gym, health supplements or eating our five a day. But what about looking after our mental health? It’s equally as important and yet it’s an area that often gets overlooked, perhaps because we don’t know […]

Studies vs. Known Information

Memory Issues in Seniors Linked to More Severe Problems

For some elderly folk, having a “senior moment” is something natural especially over the age of 70. Senior moments are not considered to be the times when you don’t remember the name of somebody you met once a year ago , but rather the episodes when you wake up standing in a room and you […]

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder in Children

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder in Children

Bipolar disorder is children is also known as pediatric bipolar disorder and is a condition in which is characterised by extreme mood swings and rapid mood changes. The different and peculiar thing about these mood changes is that they are much more extreme than the normal reaction to events in life and may range from […]

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What are the Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms in Women?

Borderline personality disorder or BPD is a condition in which a person starts behaving in an unusual or uncharacteristic way which might reflect a kind of a personality disorder. This condition is also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder. In this personality disorder, a person tends to show depth of moods and showcases impulsive and […]

Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms to Watch For

Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms to Watch For

Sometimes it can be hard to see your own major depressive disorder symptoms because a lot of people cannot look into their own problems when they are feeling depressed. You may need the help of a friend when it comes to diagnosing your problems, and that is why going to the doctor when you don’t […]